Master of Business Administration

Loughborough University

12 months
28500 GBP/year
28500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Business Administration at Loughborough University is designed to equip you with the skills to become an elite performer in business, accelerate your career, and give you the knowledge to know how to maximise business performance in a global environment.

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If you want to be an elite performer in business, accelerate your career and learn how to maximise business performance in a global environment, the Master of Business Administration at Loughborough University will help you achieve your professional ambitions.

You will learn to: manage complex challenges, from exporting to new markets to getting the most out of your team; problem solve creative solutions for real business challenges; and lead innovative change to capitalise on opportunities.

Learning alongside an international cohort of experienced managers with a minimum of 3-years’ professional/managerial experience will enable you to share fresh perspectives on similar problems and build lasting business networks.


As an MBA student we are dedicated to providing you with the very best careers development support to ensure you maximise your post-MBA potential.

The award-winning Careers Network careers centre will give you access to a wide range of resources including one-to-one careers consultations, employer presentations, skills workshops, psychometric testing, CV clinics, mock interviews, and consultations with well-placed graduates in our alumni network.

You will also be able to utilise our global vacancy database with the world’s leading recruiters and keep up-to-date with the latest opportunities via twitter.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business Economics
  • Accounting and Performance Management 
  • Management of Human Resources
  • Business Analytics
  • Leading Strategic Change
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Any applications or results submitted after this date will only be considered if there are still places on the programme or time to obtain a student visa.


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Successful applicants must hold:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) from a UK or recognised overseas University; membership of an approved chartered institute; or a Diploma in Management Studies.
  • 3 years’ professional experience is also required to ensure our high standard of classroom experience.
  • Participants must also be able to evidence, leadership potential, self-motivation and commitment to learning and academic ability.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    28500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


At Loughborough we believe competition can be rewarding. In order to attract the very best applicants, we offer a limited number of scholarships and bursaries, worth up to 40% of fees.

These are automatically offered based on your application and do not need to be applied for seperately.

Those who qualify for more than one of the below scholarships and bursaries will receive the scholarship that is highest in value only.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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